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"In a world saturated with touch screens and everything digital, analog is still king for pinball enthusiasts. Twenty four of them gathered Saturday for some friendly competition, organized by the Die Hard Pinball league.

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A pinball in play during a Die Hard Pinball League tournament at Denizen Hall in Edmonton, Alberta

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Players pack in around five machines for the first round of play during a Die Hard Pinball League tournament.

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Club founder Derek Thomson lines up his shot.

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This image made with a double exposure showsPlayers watching the action as they wait their turn to play during a Die Hard Pinball League tournament at Denizen Hall in Edmonton, Alberta.

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A pile of tokens for the pinball games.

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The ACDC machine at a Die Hard Pinball League tournament at Denizen Hall in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Part of the Walking Dead game's board during a Die Hard Pinball League tournament at Denizen Hall in Edmonton, Alberta on Saturday, January 31, 2014.

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Technician Gilles Touchette fixes a machine during a Die Hard Pinball League tournament at Denizen Hall in Edmonton. Pinball machines are notorious for needing constant repairs.

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Jonathan Puckrin checks the scores on his machine after his game during a Die Hard Pinball League tournament at Denizen Hall in Edmonton, Alberta on Saturday, January 31, 2014.

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Steve Lacroix, facing, shakes hands with his opponent during a Die Hard Pinball League tournament at Denizen Hall in Edmonton, Alberta.

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